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This strange land

Author: Shara McCallum
Publisher: Farmington, Me. : Alice James Books, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"These poems probe the definition of Motherland. Shara McCallum homogenizes childhood memories of her native Jamaica with a revised understanding of danger and corruption, teasing out notions of history, language, motherhood, rupture, memory, and identity. She weaves new cloth of oral tradition, struggling to arrange a comfort zone within the foreign manufactures of suburbia. Hers is the skilled music of a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
McCallum, Shara, 1972-
This strange land
(DLC) 2010044654
(OCoLC)669754984
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Shara McCallum
ISBN: 9781938584596 1938584597
OCLC Number: 939523153
Description: 1 online resource (64 pages) 1 online resource (1 audio file (35 min., 31 sec.))
Responsibility: Shara McCallum.
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"These poems probe the definition of Motherland. Shara McCallum homogenizes childhood memories of her native Jamaica with a revised understanding of danger and corruption, teasing out notions of history, language, motherhood, rupture, memory, and identity. She weaves new cloth of oral tradition, struggling to arrange a comfort zone within the foreign manufactures of suburbia. Hers is the skilled music of a master"--Pub. website.

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